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Agenda - Monday, March 9, 2015

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular City Council Meeting
 Monday, March 9, 2015 | 7 P.M.
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 Ten Mile Road
(248) 347-0460

 

CALL TO ORDER       
                                                                                                                      
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
ROLL CALL: Mayor Gatt, Mayor Pro Tem Staudt, Council Members Casey, Markham, Mutch, Poupard, Wrobel
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
PUBLIC HEARING

PRESENTATIONS

1. Preliminary Budget Overview – Carl Johnson, Finance Director

 REPORTS:
 
1.   MANAGER/STAFF
2.   ATTORNEY
 
AUDIENCE COMMENT – In order to hear all citizen comments at a reasonable hour, the City Council requests that speakers respect the three-minute time limit. This is not a question-answer session. However, it is an opportunity to voice your thoughts with City Council. Speakers wishing to display visual materials through the City’s audiovisual system must provide the materials to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5 p.m. five days before the meeting and the materials cannot be changed before the meeting.
 
CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS AND APPROVALS (See items A-N) All items listed under Consent Agenda are considered routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council Member so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered at the end of the normal Agenda. 
 

MATTERS FOR COUNCIL ACTION

1. Consideration of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.272 to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 4, Use Standards, Section 4.29, Fueling Stations and Minor Automobile Service Establishments in order to permit fueling stations with accessory minor automobile services that pre-date the ordinance to terminate fueling operations and continue minor automobile repair services.  FIRST READING
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2. Approval to award a construction contract for the West Road Rehabilitation project to Asphalt Specialists, Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $153,511, subject to final review and approval of form of agreement by City Manager’s office and the City Attorney.
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3. Approval of Resolution authorizing participation in the Road Commission for Oakland County’s 2015 Tri-Party Program for Road Improvements dedicating Novi’s 2015 allotment of $161,038 to the Eastbound Grand River at Beck Dual Left Turn Lane Project.
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4. Adoption of resolution to defer review of applications for new connections to the Nine Mile Road force main sanitary sewer between Roberts Road and Kensington Drive.
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AUDIENCE COMMENT – In order to hear all citizen comments at a reasonable hour, the City Council requests that speakers respect the three-minute time limit. This is not a question-answer session. However, it is an opportunity to voice your thoughts with City Council. Speakers wishing to display visual materials through the City’s audiovisual system must provide the materials to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5 p.m. five days before the meeting and the materials cannot be changed before the meeting.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

MAYOR AND COUNCIL ISSUES
 
CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS FOR COUNCIL ACTION:  Consent Agenda items which have been removed for discussion and/or action.
 
COMMUNICATIONS: 
 
CONSENT AGENDA:  Background information for Consent Agenda items is available for review at the City Clerk’s Office.

A. Approve Minutes of:
    February 23, 2015 – Regular meeting
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B. Enter Executive Session immediately following the regular meeting of March 9, 2015 in the Council Annex for the purpose of discussing labor negotiations, property acquisition and privileged correspondence from legal counsel.
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C. Approval of Resolution granting the Novi Parks Foundation a one-time exemption from the City’s policy regarding alcohol on public property for purposes of its July 31, 2015 fundraiser at Pavilion Shore Park.
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D. Approval of Resolution Concerning Acquisition and Approving Declaration of Necessity and Taking and authorization of Offer to Purchase in the total amount of $1,245 for a permanent pathway easement and temporary grading permit on a parcel owned by 47087 Grand River, LLC (parcel 50-22-16-151-002) for the purpose of relocating an existing pathway as part of the project to add a second left turn lane for eastbound Grand River Avenue at Beck Road.
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E. Approval of Contract with ExecuTime Software LLC, for a digital employee time and attendance management system, subject to final review as to form, including minor non-substantive changes, by the City Attorney and City Manager
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F. Approval of Text Amendment 15-57.02, as recommended by the Ordinance Review Committee, to amend Chapter 34, Utilities, of the City of Novi Code to update the City’s Cross Connection Ordinance for consistency with the requirements of the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act (Public Act 399, as amended). SECOND READING
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G. Approval to award an amendment to the engineering services agreement with Spalding DeDecker Associates for construction engineering services for the West Road Rehabilitation project in the amount of $19,451.
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H. Approval of the final payment to Erie Construction, LLC for the Novi Dog Park Project in the amount of $27,935.60.
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I. Approval to award engineering design services to Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment for the Whipple Drive Bridge Reconstruction project in the amount of $19,965.
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J. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from Novi Crescent, LLC, for the Novi Crescent development located at the northwest corner of Novi Road and Crescent Boulevard (parcel 22-15-476-042).
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K. Approval of a Storm Drainage Facility Maintenance Easement Agreement from PI’s Property Management, LLC, for Genji Japanese Steakhouse located at 27155 S. Karevich Drive (parcel 22-15-200-108).
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L. Approval of resolutions authorizing termination of an existing water main easement (recorded at Liber 8674, Page 433, Oakland County Records) at the request of PI’s Property Management, LLC, as part of the redevelopment of Genji Japanese Steakhouse located at 27155 S. Karevich Drive (parcels 22-15-200-108 & 22-15-200-107) and acceptance of a new water main easement in the actual location of the water main on the site.
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M. Approval of a resolution in support of Lakes Area Homeowners Association’s request to participate in the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Mute Swan Nest and Egg Destruction program.
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N. Approval of Claims and Accounts – Warrant No. 935
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ADJOURNMENT
 
SCHEDULED MEETINGS - All Regular Council meetings are held in the Council Chambers unless otherwise noted.  The following schedule consists of meetings that are routinely held in the Council Chambers.  For a complete listing of scheduled meetings, please visit the Event Calendar at cityofnovi.org.
 
March
10 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
11 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
19 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
23 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
25 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
 
April
  3 – City Offices Closed
  6 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
  7 – Zoning Board of Appeals – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
  8 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
15 – City Council FY 2015-2016 Budget Discussion – Council Chambers – 6 p.m.
16 – Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
20 – City Council – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
22 – Planning Commission – Council Chambers – 7 p.m.
29 – City Council FY 2015-2016 Budget Discussion – Council Chambers – 6 p.m. (if necessary)
 
 
NOTICE:  People with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in this meeting should contact the City Clerk (248) 347-0456 at least two working days in advance of the meeting.  An attempt will be made to make reasonable accommodations.
 
We kindly request that you turn off all cell phones while in the Council Chambers.  Thank you.